Léger Marketing was commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute to conduct a survey in order to obtain the opinion of Quebeckers regarding the folowing:
> The best time for the Québec government to restore fiscal balance;
> The preferred method to restore fiscal balance between reducing government expenses and higher income taxes and taxes;
> The number of provincial civil servants;
> The preferred methods to revitalize Québec’s economic growth between new public investments and reducing income taxes;
> The salary increases awarded by the Québec government after having reached an agreement with the Common Front of public sector employees.
This study was conducted over the phone between October 6 and October 10, 2010 with a representative sample of 1,000 Quebeckers, 18 years of age or older.
A sample of this size has a margin of error of ± 3%, 19 times out of 20.